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News for the Pros: Industrial Cleaning & Restoration Insights

Explore the Atex blog for insights, news and trends for the industrial cleaning and restoration industry.

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Choosing the Right Temporary Power for the Job

Need power on a job site? Portable generators and temporary power boxes can be used on water damage restoration sites where the electricity has been knocked out or can’t safely be used. Whether you’re…
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Essential Cleaning Materials for Janitorial Services

Just in time for back-to-school season, we’re taking a look at the janitorial services industry. Whether you run your own janitorial business or work on a professional cleaning crew, working in schools presents a…
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A Closer Look at Heat on Water Damage Restoration Jobs

Heat is an essential element for drying water damage on restoration and remediation jobs. Yet, while this principle may sound simple at first, tackling a water restoration job is not so easy. It takes…
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Essential Safety Gear for Restoration Professionals

In honor of National Safety Month, which takes place throughout the month of June, we are highlighting essential safety gear that every restoration professional should have in their toolkit. No matter the size or…
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Hydroxyl Machine vs. Ozone Generator: How to Choose the Best One for the Job

Odor control is a critical part of every restoration and remediation job. While some deodorizing products work by covering up or masking odors, hydroxyl machines and ozone generators are two powerful tools that actually…
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Upholstery Care Essentials

When you’re faced with heavily soiled carpets, rugs or furniture, you need professional-grade upholstery care products. At Atex, we take pride in stocking and distributing the leading cleaning solutions to provide cleaning and restoration…
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How to Keep a Warehouse Clean: 3 Pro Tips

Looking for professional advice on how to keep a warehouse clean? Between heavy machinery, inbound and outbound deliveries, numerous crews and fast-paced schedules, it can be hard to stay on top of a cleaning…
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Odor Control Equipment for Cigarette Smoke Removal

Ever worked on a restoration job plagued by the smell of cigarette smoke? If so, then you know how difficult it can be to remove the odor and build-up caused by years of smoking.…
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Why Renewing Your IICRC Certification Should be Your New Year’s Resolution

With the New Year upon us, now is the time of clean slates and fresh starts. It’s also the ideal time to map out your goals — both personal and professional — for the…
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Insider Insights: Commercial Carpet Cleaning Techniques

When it comes to commercial carpet cleaning, there are several factors to getting the job done right. Powerful, commercial-grade equipment and high-quality cleaning solutions are at the top of the list. But to make…
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